STS-134 Astronauts Arrive at Kennedy for Launch


image The six astronauts for space shuttle Endeavour's STS-134 mission to the International Space Station now are at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida for their prelaunch preparations. The crew arrived at Kennedy's Shuttle Landing Facility (SLF) in T-38 jets at 12:52 p.m. EDT.

Commander Mark Kelly made a brief statement to media who were gathered at the SLF for the arrival, before he and his crew departed the shuttle runway.

The countdown for launch begins today at 2 p.m. with liftoff for Endeavour's final scheduled flight set for 3:47 p.m. EDT April 29.

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